Hawaldar finds an abandoned new born baby boy in the gutter of Kamathipura, a red light area of Bombay. A prostitute, meanwhile gave birth to another baby boy. She decides to educate him and requests Hawaldar to give him a father’s name. Hawaldar’s wife does not accept the child and leaves for her parents home. Hawaldar adopts the child and names him Ajay while the prostitute’s son is named Shlok. Both are admitted to School and become friends. Shlok does well in studies whereas Ajay takes up gambling. Shlok falls in love with Pooja, daughter of J.K – a millionaire. Ajay does not believe in love and is a cynic. Havaldar tries his best to get Ajay a job but Ajay finds that it is difficult for him to work in a corrupt society. Ekka Seth is a terror in the prostitutes basti and he exploits the innocent girl and forces them into prostitution. Shlok graduates and completes his M.B.A. Ajay wins a crore rupees in gambling and encourages Shlok to pursue his project. Ekka and his men abduct and kill Hawaldar’s daughter.Ajay decides to avenge this and proceeds to kill Ekka’s men and frees the sex workers from his clutches. He then takes on Ekka and manages to kill him, but is grieviusly wounded in the fight. The final scene shows Ajay dying to protect his brother and attaining martyrdom.